Ratividagdha, Ratividagdhā: 1 definition
Ratividagdha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ratividagdhā (रतिविदग्धा).—A courtesan of Hastināpura. As she performed the pious deed of feeding brahmins she attained Vaikuṇṭha after her death. (Padma Purāṇa, Kriyākhaṇḍa).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 20 - The Great Efficacy of Giving (Charity) < [Section 7 - Kriyāyogasāra-Khaṇḍa (Section on Essence of Yoga by Works)]